Department of Physics

2019 Physics Congress (PhysCon)

All five physics majors pose for a picture during the conference

“Making Waves & Breaking Boundaries” conference is the largest known gathering of Undergraduate Physics Students in the United States. The conference was held November 14-16, 2019 in Providence, RI. Five UNI Physics majors attended and presented their research: seniors Taylor Harris and Joseph Tibbs, junior Gaoyong Wu, and sophomores Sophie Roberts and Adam Ramker. PhysCon 2019, was hosted by Sigma Pi Sigma, ​the physics honor society. You can learn more about it at

Adam Ranker next to his research posterTaylor Harris next to her research poster